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LINKING THE REGION WITH WATER AND RAIL
CATEGORIES OF RECREATION Fishing - Ice Fishing Walking Running Biking Skating - Ice Skating Sitting Nature Observation - Bird Watching, etc. Kayaking Campfire Sledding Snow Shoeing Ice Carving / Snow Sculpture Kids Playing

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Types of Path

Boardwalk - Visible

Boardwalk - Masked

Pavement

Grass

Types of Habitat Letters a - k denote multiple types of habitat that are created by introducing varying water heights and terrestrial conditions in relation to the boardwalk.

MIA KATZ | JONATHAN NAGY

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Observation Deck over Flooded Marsh and River’s Edge

Boardwalk Connections to Brecksville

Boardwalk Connection to Brecksville

The Town
Summer Visit to Flood Zone

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THE MUSIC LINE
Cleveland
Linking outdoor music venues with the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad to bridge the gap between Celeveland and Akron CASE STUDY PHOTOGRAPHS Jacob’s Pavilion at Nautica

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Masked Boardwalk on the Ground

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Low-Elevated Boardwalk Next to Road and Parking Lot

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Low-Elevated Split Boardwalk

Entrance to National Parks Amphitheater

The Valley

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Performance at Amphitheater

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Boardwalk Connecting to Existing Path

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Low-Elevated Boardwalk

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Floating Boardwalk with Access to Water

Red Rocks Amphitheater, CO

SITE PHOTOGRAPHS

Cain Park, OH

The Flood Zone - Frozen

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BRECKSVILLE RESERVATION
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Expanded Train Station

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Blossom Music Center, OH

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High Path Connected to Flood Zone through Building

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Kayak Put-in Connected to Floating Boardwalk

Expanded Train Station Linked to the Boardwalk

THE FLOOD ZONE

Combining recreational activities with changing water levels to create a transforming and unique destination.

NATIONAL PARKS AMPHITHEATER
Providing a performance venue in a park setting between two existing outdoor venues. The amphitheater creates and absorbs a secondary flood of people.

Planned Interventions in Reservation

FLOOD PLAN

Increasing the dam height to provide an alternative solution to the decline of a riverine ecosystem. A reconcilliation lacustrine ecosystem creates diverse habitat opportunities and new recreational potential.
Dam Height Increase - 10’ 635’ 625’ New Dam Height Existing Dam Height

BRECKSVILLE

National Parks Amphitheater

Brecksville

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Example of a Centered Park Organized According to Water Levels [Including Various Seasons] Dam Extension Existing Path
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640’ Elevation Line Railroad Existing Trails 650’ Elevation Line

WATER LEVELS - flooded land (marsh) 1’ - 5’ change Spring / Fall [Wet Season] Summer / Winter

Proposed Path Additions Interventions

EXISTING PATH CONDITIONS

ON GROUND

HIGH ELEVATED

ON GROUND

MIX BETWEEN ON GROUND, LOW ELEVATED, AND SPLIT PATH

LOW ELEVATED

HIGH ELEVATED

FLOATING

FLOATING AND LOW ELEVATED

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Existing Public Square New Entrance into Town Chippewa Creek Gorge Overlook New Picnic Pavilion Bridge Over Park Entrance Covered Pavilion Existing Nature Center New Parking Lot New Amphitheater Bridge Over Flood Zone Entrance Access to Flood Zone through Building Rentals for Pond Recreation Floating Boardwalk / Fishing Access / Skating Access Expanded Train Station / Information Center Existing Train Station Kayak Rental Kayak Pullout New Observation Deck Extension of Dam

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National Parks Blossom Jacobs 1 1 Ampitheater Music Center 1 National Parks Blossom Pavilion Blossom Music Center Pavilion at Nautica National Parks Amphitheater 1 Ampitheater Music Center

Blossom Music Center

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Akron

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